Who doesn’t love lasagna? Originating in Italy, lasagna ranks amongst the oldest forms of pasta in the world. With the spread of the Roman Empire, lasagna gained popularity across Europe, eventually reaching the shores of Britain and finally, the United States. Americans have a special love for lasagna; the dish is cooked in a variety of styles in kitchens all across the United States. Featured in this article are two sausage lasagna recipes that will have you asking for seconds any maybe even thirds. They’re easy to create and you will love cooking them!
1. White Christmas Lasagna
This recipe will require a pound of Premio sausage (casings removed),
2-3 cloves garlic, a package of lasagna noodles, 1 pint of Ricotta
cheese and a cup of grated Parmesan cheese. A cream sauce will have to
be prepared with an assorted list of ingredients. For the full list of
ingredients, click here.
Cook onions in a pan containing butter. Add flour and stir for 3
minutes. Add salt, pepper and nutmeg. Add milk and a cup of Half and
Half; stir until thick. Beat the rest of the Half and Half with 2 egg
yolks. Add to prepared cream sauce and stir.
Cook the Premio sausage with garlic and salt. Blend the mixture in a
food processor until it becomes a fine crumble. Make a mixture of
ricotta, parmesan cheese and eggs. Cook the noodles.
Add layer to the lasagna pan. First with white sauce, then noodles,
then the Ricotta mixture, the sausage mixture, the mushroom and finally
mozzarella. Repeat the layer again. Add mushrooms and paprika at the
top. Bake at 375 degrees (F) for 20-30 minutes. Your dish is ready!
2. Jazzed-up Premio
Italian Stuffed Lasagna Rolls
This recipe will require 5 Premio Italian sausage links, 15 lasagna
sheets, 16-oz. ricotta cheese and 8-oz. parmesan cheese. For a full
list of the ingredients needed to complete this recipe, click here.
Grill sausages over medium heat for 2 minutes per side until they turn
brown. Cook on indirect heat for additional 5-7 minutes until they are
cooked through. Keep aside from the grill. Cook lasagna sheets for less
than a minute by stirring them in boiling
Add ricotta, parmesan cheese, garlic, basil and oregano to a bowl along
with salt and pepper. Spread this mixture on the lasagna sheets. Place
chopped sausage links at the end of the lasagna sheets and roll them.
Place in a baking dish.
Mix mascarpone cheese with sundried tomatoes while seasoning it with
salt and pepper. Pour this mixture over the rolls. Bake these rolls at
350 degrees (F) for 20 minutes. Dig in!